A pair of early 1900s kauri gum busts, exquisitely moulded depicting a Maori chief with full face moko and a chiefteness with a moko kauae. Heights 19 cm. Some faults. Provenance: From a private museum, the owner having collected gum artefacts for many yea
A large and rare N.Z. colonial kauri gum portrait bust of a Maori wahine, near life-size with finely carved naturalistic detail, black coloured hair, moko to her chin, a woven muka cloak to her shoulders, raised on ebonised socle base. Some age cracking. H
A pair of late 19th century large carved kauri gum busts of a Maori chief and chieftainess, naturalistically represented with black staining to their hair and moko, both represented with a muku cloak wrapped to their shoulders, mounted on flat circular ebo
A massive kauri gum nugget. Collected by the vendor's Scottish grandfather who worked in the kauri logging industry, c.1890s, as a limber (removing top branches to facilitate felling), in this employment he recovered this and two other naturally bled massi
Two large New Zealand colonial kauri gum busts, a Maori chief with tattooed face and flax cloak, together with a Wahine with moko and flax cloak. Height of each 20 cm, Tiria District, Northland, c.1880-90. Some faults
A colonial New Zealand kauri gum modelled large clock case of architectural form, the breakfront top with arched hooded form and diamond form finials above the small circular clock fitted to the plain rectangular column behind a pair of plain pillars, all
A rare model colonial kauri gum chest of drawers, the two full width drawers with bun handles and hand form pulls, shaped panelled sides, raised on four claw feet, the top with fancy upstand back and oversized turned finials, highlights of cherub and flora
A c. 1900 kauri gum bust of a Maori warrior, traditionally depicted with painted moko, well defined features including cloak, arm to chest holding green painted mere, good old original finish. Height 16 cm. Width 12.5 cm
Australian Furniture Makers Timber Sample Kit c1875, including original dove tailed multi wood box, high grade samples include red gum (Victoria), kauri gum (New Zealand), fiddle-back blackwood (Beech Forest, Vic.), Olive (beech Forest, Vic.), Sheoak (West
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